Outside work, I like reading, hiking, spending time with friends, and playing with my two kids.
I am always open for collaborations!
My research area is software engineering, in particular:
Scholarly book chapters:
Qingwei Lin, Jian-Guang Lou, Hongyu Zhang, Dongmei Zhang, How to Tame Your Online Services, Chapter 12 of the book Perspectives on Data Science for Software Engineering (editors: T. Menzies, L. Williams, T. Zimmermann), Morgan-Kaufmann, 2016, ISBN 978-01280420.
Zhitao Hou, Hongyu Zhang, Haidong Zhang, Dongmei Zhang, Visual Analytics for Software Engineering Data, Chapter 15 of the book Perspectives on Data Science for Software Engineering (editors: T. Menzies, L. Williams, T. Zimmermann ), Morgan Kaufmann, 2016, ISBN 978-0128042069.
Hai Wang, Yuan Fang Li, Jing Sun, Hongyu Zhang, Jeff Z. Pan, Towards a Consistent Feature Model using OWL, a chapter of the book Semantic Web Enabled Software Engineering (editors. J. Pan, Y. Zhao), IOS Press, 2014.ISBN 978-1-61499-369-8.
Weishan Zhang, Stan Jarzabek, Hongyu Zhang, Neil Loughran, Awais Rashid, Software evolution with XVCL, Chapter VI of the book Software Evolution with UML and XML (editor H. Yang), Idea Group Publishing, 2005. ISBN 9781591404620.
The 30th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2015), Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, November 2015. (Expert Review Panel)
The 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2014), Hyderabad, India, June 2014. (Tutorials and Technical Briefings)
The 18th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering and The 21th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (CSMR-18/WCRE-21), Antwerp, Belgium, February, 2014.
The 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2013), San Francisco, CA, May 2013. (Formal Demonstration Track).
The 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2012), Zurich, Switzerland, June 2012. (Formal Demonstration Track).
The joint 10th International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution and the 5th ERCIM Workshop on Software Evolution (IWPSE/EVOL'09), 24-25 August (co-located with ESEC/FSE 2009), Amsterdam.
The 10th International Conference on Agile Processes and eXtreme Programming in Software Engineering (XP 2009), May 26-30, 2009, Sardinia, Italy
The 38th Annual International Computers, Software & Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2014)
The 9th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE 2014)
The International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE), 2014-Now. (Steering Committee Member)
The Second International Workshop on Software Mining (SoftMine-2013, co-located with ASE'13), Silicon Valley, CA, November 2013. (co-organizers)
The 8th International Workshop on Advanced Modularization Techniques (AOAsia/Pacific 2013), a workshop at AOSD 2013, March 2013.
The First International Workshop on Software Mining (SoftMine-2012, co-located with KDD'12), Beijing, China, May 2012. (co-organizers)
The 12th International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC 2012), August 2012, Xi'an, China. (industry track co-chairs)
The 26th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP 2012), June 2012, Beijing, China. (local organisation co-chairs)
ICSE 2014 Workshop on Emerging Trends in Software Metrics (WETSoM @ ICSE 2014), India, June 2014. (co-organizers)
ICSE 2012 Workshop on Emerging Trends in Software Metrics (WETSoM @ ICSE 2012), Zurich, Switzerland, June 2012. (co-organizers)
ICSE 2011 Workshop on Emerging Trends in Software Metrics (WETSoM @ ICSE 2011), May, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. (co-organizers)
ICSE 2010 Workshop on Emerging Trends in Software Metrics (WETSoM @ ICSE 2010), May 4, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa. (co-organizers)
The 1st International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Software Metrics (ETSM 2009), 26 May, 2009, Pula, Sardinia, Italy. (co-organizers)
15th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2008), Beijing, China, Dec 2008 (publicity chair).
I am a frequent reviewer for the following international journals: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Software, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Journal of Systems and Software, Empirical Software Engineering, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Science of Computer Programming, Software Quality Journal, Software Practice & Experience, Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution....I also review proposals for Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Recent Invited Talks/Seminars:
Keynote: Software Analytics: Data-Driven Software Engineering, The Fourth International Workshop on Software Mining, Nov 2015, 2016, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (co-located with ASE 2015)
Invited: Code Search: Research and Practice, The 3rd Chinese forum of Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP 2016), July 20, 2016, Beijing, China.
Invited: Effective Bug Management via Software Analytics, 4th International Symposium on High Confidence Software (ISHCS 2015), Jan 2015, Beijing, China.
Invited: Monte Verita Symposium on Developer Support, Switzerland, March 2012.
Invited: MSR (Mining Software Repository) Vision 2020, Canada, August 2012.
Invited: Symposium on Advanced Software Engineering Techniques, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2012.
Invited: Symposium on Software Quality and Analysis, Nanjing University, 2012.
Seminar: at University of University of Science and Technology Beijing, April 2016.
Seminar: at Chinese Academy of Science, April 2016.
Seminar: at Tsinghua University, May 2014.
I was a visiting professor/researcher at the following organizations:
I taught the following courses to postgraduate and undergraduate students:
At Microsoft Research Asia:
At the School of Software, Tsinghua University:
At the School of Computer Science and Information Technology, RMIT University:
I am grateful that I have the privilege to advise the following brilliant students/interns:
Liya Chakma, Rongxin Wu (now at HKUST), Jian Zhou (now at Baidu), Liang Gong (now at
UC Berkeley), Jianxun Yang, Shuijin Lu, Wei Li (now at Google), Jiangtao Gong (now at Tsinghua), Ke Ma, Bei Shi
(now at CUHK), Lu
Zhang (now at Virginia Tech), Zeqi Shen, Yu Cao...
Liya Chakma, Rongxin Wu (now at HKUST), Jian Zhou (now at Baidu), Liang Gong (now at UC Berkeley), Jianxun Yang, Shuijin Lu,Jue Wang (now at Postal Bank), Shuai Chen (now at Facebook),
Wei Li (now at Google), Jiangtao Gong (now at Tsinghua), Ke Ma, Bei Shi (now at CUHK), Lu Zhang (now at Virginia Tech), Zeqi Shen, Yu Cao...
Fei Lv (now at Alibaba), Galina Meyer (now at Stanford),
Fei Lv (now at Alibaba), Galina Meyer (now at Stanford),Qing Ren (now at UCLA), Pinjia He, Sheng Tian, Wenhao Song, Senlan Yao (now at Google), Bonan Dong (now at Cornell), Xutong Chen, Wangsheng Hu, Hong Wu, Jinbo Pan, Xiaodong Gu, Wenxiang Hu, Chengxun Shu, Xingzhao Yue...
Note: If I missed any of you accidently, please do email me (and forgive me). Please also let me know your latest status.
I am a member of IEEE and ACM.
Psalm 67:1-3: May God be gracious to us and bless us, and make his face shine on us, so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations.